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  • Tübingen wins Tilbury House Cologne Open

    Tübingen wins Tilbury House Cologne Open

    In the Grand Final of the Tilbury House Cologne Open 2019, Marius Hobbhahn and Samuel Scheuer of the Streitkultur Tübingen were able to take the tournament win as team Colognialism – Appropriating your points in Opening Opposition on the motion …

    Vom 14. Jun 2019 um 12:15

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Aalto wins Poznan Open

Aalto wins Poznan Open

The final of the Poznan Open 2019 was won by the team Our opening was integral of us (Sam Spilsbury, My Linh Nguyen; Aalto)  Out of Opening Government, they defeated the Opening Opposition Lulek’s debating society (Maciej Lulewicz, Paweł Sieprawski; …

11. Jun 2019

Glasgow wins Delft Open

Glasgow wins Delft Open

The 2019 edition of the Delft Open was won by the Glasgow University Union in form of the team GUU No country for told men (Lorna Staines, Suzanne Elliott) out of Closing Opposition. They defeated ET DSDC (Elian Lavrijsen, Teck …

03. Jun 2019

BGU wins Vienna IV

BGU wins Vienna IV

At the Vienna IV 2019, the team BGU A (Hilla Schwartz, Jonathan Shapira) was victorious in the grand final. Out of Closing Opposition, they defeated KCL A (Joel Richardson, Emily Frizell) in Opening Government, Targyarean & Snow (Klaudia Maciejweska, Jure …

26. May 2019

Vienna/Warsaw wins Cracow Open

Vienna/Warsaw wins Cracow Open

The final of the Cracow Open 2019 was won by the mixed-team One knife stand (Miri Muntean, Mateusz Wójtowicz; Vienna/Warsaw) in Opening Government. They defeated the Opening Opposition Ancient Namda Matriarchs (Katrin Fallmann, Heather Robinson; Vienna/KCL), Closing Government KCL A (Darion Hotan, …

16. Apr 2019

Jönköping/Helsinki wins Estonian Open

Jönköping/Helsinki wins Estonian Open

The team Sweden and East-Sweden (Mohit Singh, Milla Huuskonen; Jönköping/Helsinki) has won the Estonian Open 2019. Out of Opening Opposition, they defeated Toore lehm + kana embrüo (Carl-Martin Keerberg, Erik Haamer; Tartu) in Opening Government, Triin is not funny (Triin …

11. Apr 2019

Madrid wins Barcelona Debating Open

Madrid wins Barcelona Debating Open

The team Fabregat’s Angels (Paula Villaseñor Cano, Carlota Delso González; Madrid) has won both the EFL and Grand final of the Barcelona Debating Open 2019! In the Grand final, they were victorious out of Opening Government, defeating the Opening Opposition …

09. Apr 2019

Cambridge/Belgrade wins Zagreb Open

Cambridge/Belgrade wins Zagreb Open

The team Dobra Zagrebancija (Tudor Musat, Miloš Marjanović; Cambridge/Belgrade) has won the Zagreb Open 2019. Out of Opening Government, they defeated Young, scappy and always hungry (Miri Muntean, Katrin Fallmann; Vienna) in Opening Opposition, Žižek (Matija Pušnik, Rok Hafner; Ljubljana) in Closing …

02. Apr 2019

Cornell & Middlebury are 2019 Pan-American Debate Champions

Cornell & Middlebury are 2019 Pan-American Debate Champions

The Pan-American Universities Debate Championships 2019 was hosted in Panama on April 19 – 22 and featured both English and Spanish language divisions. The Spanish language final was won by Cornell A (Leo Grageda, Aurelien Salas) in Opening Government. Competing …

Vom 08. May 2019 um 09:46

Oxford wins HWS Round Robin 2019

Oxford wins HWS Round Robin 2019

The HWS Round Robin 2019 was won by Oxford (Kit Mercer, Jason Xiao) speaking in Opening Opposition on the motion “This House believes that the Black Lives Matter movement should embrace open carry gun laws and engage in armed community …

Vom 09. Apr 2019 um 12:35

Sydney, Hebrew Jerusalem and Keio are World Champions 2019

Sydney, Hebrew Jerusalem and Keio are World Champions 2019

The World Universities Debating Championship (WUDC) 2019 in Cape Town, which took place 28.12.18-03.01.19, has ended with victories for teams from Sydney, Hebrew Jerusalem and Keio A. The holding of the Open final was accompanied by protests of the Black-African …

Vom 06. Jan 2019 um 19:24 mit einem Kommentar

Cape Town WUDC 2019: The Break

Cape Town WUDC 2019: The Break

After nine preliminary rounds, the first half of Cape Town World University Debating Championship 2019 has ended with the break to the elimination rounds. The outrounds will begin tomorrow, January 2nd, with the Open Partial Double Octofinal. If teams were on …

Vom 01. Jan 2019 um 18:41Comments Off on Cape Town WUDC 2019: The Break

WUDC 2019 Updates: Day 2 & 3

WUDC 2019 Updates: Day 2 & 3

What you need to know about the days 2 and 3 of the Cape Town WUDC 2019: In addition to another three rounds of fierce competition, Day 2 of WUDC culminated in Gender Minorities Inclusion Night and the Women’s Forum. …

Vom 01. Jan 2019 um 14:55Comments Off on WUDC 2019 Updates: Day 2 & 3

Cape Town WUDC 2019: Day 1 Updates

Cape Town WUDC 2019: Day 1 Updates

What you need to know about day 1 of the Cape Town World University Debating Championship 2019: Team codes passed after a revisit by the WUDC Council, and are displayed alongside the last names of team competitors. In addition, for …

Vom 30. Dec 2018 um 14:38Comments Off on Cape Town WUDC 2019: Day 1 Updates

That was the Nordic Debate Academy 2018

That was the Nordic Debate Academy 2018

The Nordic Debate Academy was the first in a series of trainings co-ordinated by the Athens EUDC and Thailand WUDC. This training was hosted by the Danish Debate Association in conjunction with FINDA – Finnish Debating Association, Stockholm Debate Society, …

Vom 30. Nov 2018 um 13:57Comments Off on That was the Nordic Debate Academy 2018

Is there a better way to break than speaks? – An interview with Miriam Kohn & Chris Perkins

Is there a better way to break than speaks? - An interview with Miriam Kohn & Chris Perkins

In the Summer 2018 issue of International Debate, Miriam Kohn (LearningLeaders, Rochester ’17) and Chris Perkins (Rochester ’17) published an article titled “Fair Play: Proposals for Reform to the Break System in British Parliamentary Debate.” In said article, they discussed the …

Vom 14. Nov 2018 um 17:34 mit 2 Kommentaren

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